Friday, October 21, 2016
I don't mean to be a wet blanket, but Wednesday's on-panel appearance of Booster Gold appears to be an aberration. Monday saw the release of DC Comics' January solicitations, and as we've been conditioned to expect over the past year, Booster Gold was nowhere to be seen. He wasn't even hinted at.
DC has been on top of the comics world lately. Sales estimates at ComicChron.com indicate that Rebirth has been a huge success, with the company publishing 39 of the 50 top selling comics in September. Obviously, the company is doing great without Booster Gold.
The question for Booster boosters is whether that is good news — there can be no Booster Gold comics if there is no DC — or bad news — if DC sells more comics without Booster Gold, why bother including him in future publications?
One of the big stories for January at DC is the return of Kamandi, a largely forgotten character created in 1972. Kamandi is getting the big push as DC tries to cash in on the legacy of Jack "King" Kirby's 100th birthday (with a remake of 1985's DC Challenge).
Is that what it's going to take to get Booster back in a series? Dan Jurgens won't turn 100 until 2059. That's a long wait.
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Wednesday, October 19, 2016
I woke up to this email from Booster booster Logan:
I was so excited when I saw this that I spilled my cereal!
I couldn't have said it better myself, Logan.
Monday, October 17, 2016
As an added bonus this time around, the Silver and Gold hosts are joined by longtime Booster booster Herbert Fung, who has shared many of his own sketch commissions with Booster Gold fans here at Boosterrific. Hi, Herbert!
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